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Welcome to one of the most celebrated and beautiful festivals in the nation ...

Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest

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Congratulations

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Winners!

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Join Us Next Year! April 21-25, 2021

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This year's headquarters is located in Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia

5205 A1A S, St. Augustine Beach  •  Click for Google map

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Our sincerest thanks go out to all of this year's participants, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, and exhibitors

for another incredible year!

All of you make the festival a huge success!

We look forward to seeing you at this year's festival!

April 22-26, 2020

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Follow these steps to build your adventure for this year’s Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest:

• Review offerings under SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS / OUTDOOR TOURS - make note of your selections.

• Ready to buy tickets? Click the REGISTER HERE & BUY TICKETS button which takes you to our Ticketing Site.

• Select and add your Festival Registration and your event tickets to your cart and check out.

Save The Date for Next Year's Festival!

April 21-25, 2021

 

Be Sure to Check Out Our

Quick Tip Tuesdays and Live Speaker Saturdays at 11 a.m.

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CHARLES "Chas" GLATZER

Shoot the Light In Field Program at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd.)

WEDNESDAY 8 TO 11 A.M. 

THURSDAY 8 TO 11 A.M. 

SATURDAY 4:30 TO 7:30 P.M. 

Price: $100 + Annual Photo Pass ($120)

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Max No of People: 12

 

 

Bear Photography

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

WEDNESDAY 1 TO 2:30 P.M. 

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No of People: 30

 

 

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Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

THURSDAY 3 TO 4:30 P.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Max No of People: 30

 

 

Photographing Native Birds of Prey

Field Workshop (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

FRIDAY 6:30 TO 8:30 A.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Max No of People: 12

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Metering Explained

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

FRIDAY 3 TO 4:30 P.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Max No of People: 30

 

 

A Morning with the Horses

Field Workshop (Meeting Location: 

Frank B. Butler EAST County Park, 5860 A1A South)

SATURDAY 6:15 TO 8:30 A.M.

Price: $100

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Advanced

Max No of People: 14

 

 

Luminar 4: Photography. Elevated.

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location:  

Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A South)

SATURDAY 1 TO 2:30 P.M.

Price: $25

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Advanced

Max No of People: 30

 

Chas is a Canon Explorer of Light, the group is comprised of the most influential photographers and cinematographers in the world, each a master of their creative specialty. He has a world -renowned, full time professional photographer and teacher/ lecturer for more than 37 years and is currently one of the most sought-after photographic instructors/ speakers in the nation. His work has been celebrated internationally with more than 40 prestigious awards for superior photographic competence demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education and service to the profession.

 

Chas owns and hosts “Shoot the Light” instructional Photographic Workshops throughout the United States and abroad. His images are recognized internationally for their lighting, composition and attention to detail. His diverse photo background provides workshop participants and seminar attendees with an unparalleled resource. He is a Photography Advisor for a host of institutions, a past Adjunct Associate Professor at Long Island University, custom color lab, and commercial studio owner.

 

An accomplished natural history and keynote speaker at many prestigious events with credits including Explorer’s Club NYC, Audubon, Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy, Fuji Professional, NANPA, ASMP, CNPA, GNPA, and PPA. He continues to serve on many judges’ panels for both National and International Photographic Competitions.

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A note about Alligator Farm Field Workshops **

The Alligator Farm REQUIRES an ANNUAL PHOTO PASS for this workshop.**If you need a Photo Pass then please purchase our “I NEED AN ALLIGATOR FARM PHOTO PASS” ticket and a Photo Pass will be ordered for you.  You will only need to buy the pass one time and it’s valid for one year. 2020 Photo Passes are $120.

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SEMINARS & FIELD WORKSHOPS

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A note about Alligator Farm Field Workshops **

The Alligator Farm REQUIRES an ANNUAL PHOTO PASS for this workshop.**If you need a Photo Pass then please purchase our “I NEED AN ALLIGATOR FARM PHOTO PASS” ticket and a Photo Pass will be ordered for you.  You will only need to buy the pass one time and it’s valid for one year. 2019 Photo Passes are $118.

 

 

Comprehensive Wildlife Photography

Photography Seminar (Meeting Location: Whitney Lab Center for Marine Studies, 9505 Oceanshore Blvd.)

SUNDAY 10 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.

Price: $10

Difficulty Level: Beginner to Advanced

Max No of People: 175

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SEMINARS &

FIELD WORKSHOPS

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We want you to enjoy and learn as much as you can in your field workshops. Therefore, it is important to arrive early and have all of your gear ready to go so you do not miss out or hold the group up. Each field workshop will begin with a 10 minute overview of the subject and techniques. Suggested gear lists are included with each field workshop.

Festival Organizer Note About Field Workshops

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